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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our walking tour with a local Portuguese guy we were told the lengthy history to Don Pedro and his transfer to Brazil giving up his Portuguese citizenship but returned to defend Porto from his illiberal brother

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

This is a large Bronze and stone statue of the former king of Portugal, it is located in the centre of Liberdade square, well worth a photo-stop when in the area

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

After arriving at Liberdade Square, the equestrian statue of D. Pedro IV was the first thing that caught our attention. This is an impressive statue which stands ten metres tall, and is made up of five tons of bronze. The statue depicts D. Pedro IV...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

A majestic statue from a short lived King in Portugal but full of meaning for Porto's history and political movement in the country.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Go take a picture here. It’s definitely a nice spot in downtown to check out for a minute if you’re near there !

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This is an impressive statue of Dom Pedro IV on horseback in Liberdade Square (Praça de Liberdade). The statue is in the end furthest away from city hall. Come see the statue and enjoy the square. Standing in the middle of Liberdade Square and slowly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

My wife and I had a short stop off in Porto whilst on a TUI cruiser and enjoyed the visit. The Monument to Pedro IV is located in Praça da Liberdad and is very impressive. The location is lovely and it’s worth popping along to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Quite literally sitting on his high horse in Liberdade Square, Dom Pedro IV is depicted as a no nonsense action hero for the cause of Portuguese independence. As impressive as the sculpture is, it does feel that the statue has been shunted to one corner...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Located in the Liberal Square, a short distant from the City Hall. A great commemorative monument of Dom Pedro IV with historical events on a couple of plaques on the the side of it. I was not blown over by it but it is part...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Moses P
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Monumento a Dom Pedro IV is located on Liberdade Square. The statue on Portuguese King on horseback at the city center has its memorial purposes. Nearly all visitors will come to take photos around during their travel in Porto.

Date of experience: June 2018
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